Category Archives: Solar Energy

The ultimate energy source

GE awards startup grants

Pythagoras Solar windows and energy breakthrough David R. Baker, Chronicle Staff Writer Saturday, June 25, 2011 A lot of sunlight hits tall office buildings, only to go to waste. Their relatively small roofs don’t offer much space for solar panels. … Continue reading

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Israel to expand solar power

Israel unveils first of 50 solar power fields under News June 6th, 2011 by IFandP Newsroom Arava Power unveiled Israel’s first commercial solar power plant on Sunday. The ILS100m (US$30m) plant is located in the agricultural community of Kibbutz Keturah … Continue reading

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More solar energy for Israel

Israel Cutting Solar Farm Red Tape by Energy Matters, December 27, 2010 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has delivered a welcome end of year gift to his nation’s solar industry: cutting through bureaucratic red tape hampering the construction of solar … Continue reading

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Israel leads in renewable energy

Tom Ridge: Israel’s renewable energy know-how among world’s best “In order to ensure that sustainable and safe technologies are developed in Israel, it’s necessary to maintain a suitable balance between the state and the market.” 9 August 10 16:18, Merav … Continue reading

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Clean technology for Earth day

Water, Fair and Foul Press Release, Tel Aviv University,  April 21, 2010 TAU demonstrates that UV light can zap unwanted "life" in your drinking water and save taxpayer dollars Does your drinking water smell foul, or are you worried that … Continue reading

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Sun shines on Jewish thought

Merging science and Jewish thought By Abigail Klein Leichman, Israel 21C  April 21, 2010 He may be an impressive innovator in solar energy, and a captain of industry, but Arnold Goldman is also a thinker whose unusual goal is to … Continue reading

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More efficient solar cells

Highly Absorbing, Flexible Solar Cells With Silicon Wire Arrays Created enlarge This is a schematic diagram of the light-trapping elements used to optimize absorption within a polymer-embedded silicon wire array. (Credit: Caltech/Michael Kelzenberg) ScienceDaily (Feb. 17, 2010) — Using arrays … Continue reading

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Nano material for solar panels

A Window That Washes Itself? New Nano-Material May Revolutionize Solar Panels and Batteries, Too TAU’s nanosized “forest of peptides” can be used as the basis for self-cleaning windows and more efficient batteries. ScienceDaily (Dec. 4, 2009) — A coating on … Continue reading

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